I got a notice from Catfish that he was safe at the final checkpoint. After reading some of the latest news about other participants and the unfortunate events that befell some of them, I just want to say
Is second place always first loser? Let me start by saying I don’t generally subscribe to the If you had fun you won mentality. I am totally down with being competitive. But the deeper I get in to reading what these competitors in the IBR go through; my point of view here may be altered a little. Results from Checkpoint 2…
At around 5pm Pacific time, Catfish was about 100 miles outside of the checkpoint. It looked like he was making good time along Route 10 from Phoenix into California. He was making use of his last remaining hours before 9pm at Checkpoint 2 to pick up bonuses.
Iron Butt Rally Day 5 – Catfish Updates. Friday, August 28 had Catfish moving across the plains and ultimately in to Colorado for the night.